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KY Senate Bill 179

Notary Law Update: KY Senate Bill 179

State: Kentucky

Summary:

Requires the Notary to submit a notarized statement from the Notary's surety as proof of bonding to the county clerk rather than through the personal appearance of the surety.

Signed:  April 21, 2006

Effective:  July 11, 2006

Chapter: 186

Affects:

Amends Kentucky Revised Statutes 423.010

Changes:
  1. Requires the Notary to submit proof of bonding to the county clerk in the form of a notarized statement from the surety rather than through the personal appearance of the surety.
Analysis:

Initially, Senate Bill 179 aimed to overhaul Kentucky’s Notary laws by enacting major portions of the Model Notary Act, including Article III provisions on electronic notarization. A subsequent amendment gutted these provisions from the bill.

In Kentucky, the amount of the required Notary bond varies by county.

Read the bill text.

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